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CancerVax Corp.

Division of Amgen Inc.

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New approaches to cancer immunotherapy promise to change the face of cancer care in a way that will reverberate through the field for years to come. In this issue, we profile Borean Pharma, OncoMed Pharmaceuticals and Receptor Logic.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Vaccines
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Cancer
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Amgen Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • David F Hale, Pres. & CEO
    William R LaRue, SVP, CFO
    Martin Mattingly, EVP, Mktg. & Bus. Dev.
    Dennis E Van Epps, VP, Research
  • Contact Info
  • CancerVax Corp.
    Phone: (760) 494-4200
    2110 Rutherford Rd.
    Carlsbad, CA 92008